(May 1966)

DC, 1964 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
Monthly, with the exception of Jan., April, July and Oct.
On-sale date
1966-03-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Murray Boltinoff
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Meteor Man! (Table of Contents)

The Doom Patrol / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doom Patrol [Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Beast Boy [Gar Logan]; The Meteor Man
Reprints

The Meteor Man [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Doom Patrol / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake
Pencils
Bruno Premiani
Inks
Bruno Premiani
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Beast Boy [Gar Logan]; Mento [Steve Dayton]; Meteor Man [Professor Randolph Ormsby] (villain)
Synopsis
The Doom Patrol join a prominent astronomer aboard a rocket to help study a meteor, but an accident turns the scientist into a being with meteor powers.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

Job Number
6383
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm going right home to assemble this model!

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Health Myths Debunked! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
How to treat frostbite, a black eye, and does cutting your hair make it grow faster?

Indexer Notes

Previously in November 1962 issues.

Part 2: The Blazing Behemoth (Table of Contents: 5)

The Doom Patrol / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake
Pencils
Bruno Premiani
Inks
Bruno Premiani
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doom Patrol [The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Elasti-Girl [Rita Farr]; Negative Man [Larry Trainor]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]]; Beast Boy [Gar Logan]; Mento [Steve Dayton]; Meteor Man [Professor Randolph Ormsby] (villain)
Synopsis
The Doom Patrol must defeat the Meteor Man.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Patrol Postscripts / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Rudy Rankins, Harriet Deutsch, Jill Taussig, Cedric Joseph, Jack Williams, Michael Cretes, Alan Frugis (plus list of readers looking to buy & sell back issues).

No Home for a Robot (Table of Contents: 7)

Robotman Unchained / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake
Pencils
Bruno Premiani
Inks
Bruno Premiani
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robotman [Cliff Steele]; The Chief [Niles Caulder]; Randy Steele (Cliff's brother); Helen Steele (Randy's wife); Lieutenant Briar
Synopsis
Wanted by the police, Robotman visits his brother Randy and his wife, only to find out that Randy is involved with crooks. Meanwhile Lieutenant Briar is assigned with capturing Robotman.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continuing the early adventures of Robotman before he joined the Doom Patrol.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Meteor Man!
    The Doom Patrol
  2. 1. The Meteor Man [Part 1]
    The Doom Patrol
  3. 2. ["I'm going right home to assemble this model!"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  5. 4. Health Myths Debunked!
  6. 5. Part 2: The Blazing Behemoth
    The Doom Patrol
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Patrol Postscripts
  8. 7. No Home for a Robot
    Robotman Unchained
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Chris Boyko
  • John Monagle
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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